Posts by Manitou UCC

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Rocky Mountain Conference Youth Retreats

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Here’s the schedule for upcoming Youth Camps and Retreats around the Rocky Mountain Conference, including a new Confirmation Camp! Please call the Church Office with questions. Along with our usual camps and retreats, there’s a lot going on in 2018—be sure to mark your calendars! Confirmation Camp (NEW): March 2–4, 2018 Spring Sr. & Jr. […]

14th Annual Prayer Breakfast

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 “Interfaith Collaboration: The Sacredness of Common Ground” Rev. Dr. Ahriana Platten is twice ordained – both as an interfaith minister and as a Unity Minister. She is dedicated to serving people of all spiritual paths and has done so for more than 25 years. Ahriana holds a doctorate in Pastoral Counseling Psychology, and serves as […]

Strengthen Our Faith Community: Join a Board!

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The nominating committee is asking for your interest. Most boards meet infrequently while others are more structured. All of this is not a mystery. See the nominating committee starting with Deb Bornholdt or Jane Hart for more information. If you are wondering what boards there are stop by the office for this year’s annual report […]

Save The Date: March 24th

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Spring Clean Up. Mark your new 2018 calendar for a Saturday in March. Usually a good sized crowd of hard workers, careful supervisors, and cheerful observers! Lunch included. Hope to see you there. This is a week before Easter which is April 1, 2018!

What is Women’s Fellowship?

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Did you know you are automatically a member of Women’s Fellowship if you attend the Community Congregational Church? Or if you help with any of our projects? This is an all-inclusive group of women of the church and community. This fellowship has been in existence many decades. We have gatherings and activities throughout the year, as […]

Stewardship Pledge Drive

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It is not too late to send in your pledge card for the Stewardship Drive. We are over halfway to the anticipated budget for 2018 which is still being finalized. Don’t forget also that we do submit an annual membership to the UCC for each and every member of our faith community. This amount is […]

“George, never place a period where God places a comma.”

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New UCC logo reflects, complements our Purpose, Vision, Mission Statements The new logo’s design and colors are intended to complement the graphic representation of “A Just World for All,” developed to illustrate new Purpose, Vision, and Mission Statements adopted by the national setting of the church last fall. The new logo retains an updated version of the […]

Installation: Our Historical Milestone!

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Well, after nearly 25 years since our last installation of a new minister, we installed Rev. Gaye Bosley-Mitchell on October 8, 2017 at 3 p.m.! It was a momentous occasion and the ceremony was beautiful! Additionally, we welcomed Gaye and her husband, Rev. Dr. Glenn Bosley-Mitchell, as the newest members of the Community Congregational Church (CCC) of […]

Historical Tidbit

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Congregational News, Colorado Springs, September 1880: The new stone church was occupied August 15th. The building is not plastered but it will be comfortable for the winter. Nothing can exceed the heart of the mountain view from the door and front window. The seats are a little mixed in style. There are pews, stained and […]

Note from Scholarship Recipient: Phillip Reid

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To the Members of the Frank E. and Salome B. Smith Scholarship Committee, I hope this finds you all in good spirits and enjoying a beautiful Colorado summer! While living in San Francisco these past couple of months, I have grown very homesick for the mountains and that refreshing alpine air. Luckily, I have the […]